The best photos from the week in sports: 7/29 - 8/5

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 01: Ingrid de Oliveira of Brazil practices on the Women's 10m Platform at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park on August 1, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 31: Jarrod Dyson #1 of the Kansas City Royals steals third during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park on Sunday, July 31, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. Texas won 5-3. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images(
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 31: Larrissa Miller of Australia practices during an Artistic Gymnastic training session at the Athletes Park on July 31, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
SPRINGFIELD, NJ - JULY 31: Robert Streb reads his putt on the 18th hole during the third round of the 98th PGA Championship held at the Baltusrol Golf Club on July 31, 2016 in Springfield, New Jersey. (Photo by Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America via Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 03: (Editors Note: Image was created using multiple exposure) Ri Myong-Sun of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea practices during a training session for table tennis at Riocentro Pavilion 3 on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 03: Malanie Leupolz (L) of Germany and Sheila Makoto of Zimbabwe in action during the match between Zimbabwe and Germany for summer olympics at Arena Corinthians on August 3, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 03: Ian Borrows of Australia trains in the C1 during a Canoe Slalom training session at Whitewater Stadium on August 3, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)
United States' Missy Franklin, with her nails painted the colors of the United States flag, swims during a training session at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz, second from left, smiles for a group photo with Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz, left, Felix Hernandez and Robinson Cano after Ortiz received a presentation from the players before a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Starling Marte (6) can't get to a ball hit for a double by Atlanta Braves' Matt Kemp in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Chicago White Sox catcher Omar Narvaez tags Detroit Tigers' Nick Castellanos (9) out at home plate in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Oakland Athletics third baseman Ryon Healy walks into the dugout before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Gymnast from the United States Jacob Dalton trains on the rings ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
Detroit Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez (19) tags Chicago White Sox's Tyler Saladino (18) out on an attempted steal of third base during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Houston Astros' Jose Altuve scores the winning run on Carlos Correa's single in the 14th inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, in Houston. Houston won 2-1. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
New York Mets catcher Rene Rivera, left, tags out Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez, right, after Gonzalez tried to score on a wild pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 31, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Texas Rangers' Mitch Moreland, left, is doused by teammate Rougned Odor, right, after hitting a walkoff solo home run in a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, July 30, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
Luke Jansen, right, follows through on his kick as his father, Carolina Panthers long snapper J.J. Jansen, maintains his placement following NFL football training camp Sunday, July 31, 2016, in Spartanburg, SC. (Jeff Siner/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 30: Leo Santa Cruz of Mexico (gold trunks) fights Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland (blue trunks) during their 12 round WBA Super featherweight championship bout at Barclays Center on July 30, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Geathers/Getty Images)
United States' Sam Dorman takes part in a training session at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
China's Wu Minxia lands underwater during a training session at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Arizona Cardinals' Donald Butler, right, strips the ball away from Gerald Christian (83) during practice at the NFL football team's training camp Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 04: Divers in action during training at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre in Rio de Janerio on August 4, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 04: Gabby Douglas of the United States looks on during an artistic gymnastics training session on August 4, 2016 at the Arena Olimpica do Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 02: Scott Schebler #43 of the Cincinnati Reds runs to home plate as his teammates celebrate after hitting a three run home run in the ninth inning to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 at Great American Ball Park on August 2, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 02: A slalom canoeist rides the canoe escalator to the top of the course during practice at the Olympic Whitewater Stadium on August 2, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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The past week in sports has understandably been dominated by action leading up to the beginning of the summer Olympics, hosted in Rio de Janeiro. Athletes from all over the world got in their last days of practice, from gymnasts to divers and beyond.

Stateside, we continued to watch as NFL training camps kicked it into gear, while baseball teams inch ever closer to the end of the season and the playoffs.

Click through the slideshow above for photos from all of these events and more, and be sure to check back next weekend to see the best photos from the coming week's biggest events.

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